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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37150
Last updated: 1 October 2020
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Date:22-APR-1985
Time:21:18
Type:Silhouette image of generic P32R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-32R-300
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N8069C
C/n / msn: 32R7680077
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Dundee, MS -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Jackson, MS (JAN)
Destination airport:Grandview, MO (GVW)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
PLT OBTAINED THREE PREFLIGHT WX BRIEFINGS THEN FILED IFR USING AN ASSUMED NAME. ROUTINE COMMUNICATIONS UNTIL 2117 CST WHEN PILOT REPORTED IN A CELL AND SAID HE WANTED TO MAKE A 180 DEGREE TURN. CLEARED FOR RIGHT TURN. RADAR AND COMM CONTACT WITH AIRCRAFT LOST AS PLT INITIATED TURN. WITNESSES HEARD SEVERAL LOUD ENGINES SURGES FOLLOWED BY SOUND OF IMPACT DURING INTENSE THUNDERSTORM. ACFT BROKE UP IN FLIGHT SCATTERING WRECKAGE OVER 3/4 MILE PATH. NO EVIDENCE OF PREVIOUS MATERIAL DEFECT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X36077


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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